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the cleanup effort may cost. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the official cleanup begins at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. it was supposed to start today but was delayed to get all of the equipment in place. i want to point out to you, this behind me, in the last hour, he spoke to the owners of this home and they said theirs will be the -- will be among the first tomorrow. the biggest concern is the delicate removal of toxic waste in the rubble. >> we know the material contains levels of metal, potential, asbestos, all sorts of other chemicals. the material handled is hopefully not going to become a health problem. >> reporter: as of tomorrow, the county says this burn area will be offlimits to homeowners, though several people sifted through the rubble today. >> our home is destroyed. there's probably some little things that are still inside there. >> i'm curious how they are gonna protect the houses from this constant wind that comes off the ocean that's right down the street. you know, the cleanup they have done now, are they gonna have to reclean it after that? >> report
beginning a separate investigation. ktvu maureen naylor is in san bruno with a look at what they're up against. >> reporter: julie, there are weeks of work still ahead. this property on fairmont driver was one of the first to be cleaned up. remarkably some of their most important documents survivorred because of one safety -- survived because of one safety precaution. >> reporter: carolyn gray showed us their bank statements along with their insurance documents. at their properties this afternoon, crews used an excavator to pick up the charred rem remnants of what was once the gray's home. >> almost a sense of closure. it's really over. i thought it would be more emotional to see it all disappear and it wasn't. >> reporter: the degree is being wrapped in plastic and taken to the hayward landfill. another priority is removing this melted jungle gym. >> i'm hoping that what we do for them taking them off of their mind so they can come back in a few weeks and see a property that has been cleaned up will help them in their recovery process. >> we're happy to be in a rental house and
cleared by the end of the day-the health department. >> and maureen kelly. >> what your looking at is what is left of the 17-11 laurel avenue. this white sun is a-to do list by the san mateo health department, this is a-white sign, and dispenses removal and they're one half finished with debris removal. and still the way up rubble left. -asbestos removal, and pieces of metal. however, they have it taken away all the hazardous material and all of the ash. now come over here is 1701 girearl avenue, and this evidence of burned home has been removed. the soil has been greeted. so when that the builders are ready to begin? it will be ready, and these burned trees will be removed. and erosion control so the soil does not get washed away on the upcoming rain this season. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> stay with kron 4, for the latest on the san bruno explosion and the clean-up details. www.kron.com >> a live look at the off swimming pool in walnut creek. people are starting and try to cool off. it is 89 degrees and some relief tonight with 58 in the morning. and another hot temperatures with trip
to inspect due to safety concern. ktvu's maureen naylor in san bruno with late details. maureen. >> reporter: kents official death count stands at four people with four others still missing. crews are still on the scene. this road remains blocked this hour and the ntsb says it could be another day were to before it completes its onsite investigation and since pg&e started to hand over its first documents today. this family walked into think san bruno foam home for the first time in three days and found their dinner from thursday night still on the counter. >> we left the food here, because we we are ready to eat at time when we heard the big boom, booming boom. >> reporter: what caused that gas line explosion last thursday remains under investigation. >> if we find any indication that this is a systematic problem through the system as opposed to local, right here, we will indicate that and recommend accordingly. >> reporter: the ntsb removed this 28-feet section of pipe, which was thrown 150 feet from underground. tonight its sending the piece to a washington, d.c. lab to further investiga
the playgrounds are able to open. maureen kelly. >> and southern california, more attacks between meg whitman and the housekeeper. first she claims she did not know that her housekeeper was an undocumented worker and then she said she did not receive the letter from 2003 questioning the social security number of the undocumented worker. and then the attorney of the housekeeper has meg whitman set and rating on it and he says he does not recall that. - handwriting is possible that he could have written on that. >> and another big store, the 10 million toys and furniture of fisher-price. with a safety concerns, and several parents asking about what they thought about the recall. the reaction was mixed and some people said the company is doing the right thing. to get dangerous products off the shelves and others expressed concern about the amount of safety testing. and they say that a company that makes toys for children should be more cautious about what products make it to the market. in emeryville, jeff bush. >> at the fremont police department, gregg says that todd young remains hospitalized
bruno, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >> they will investigate all pipelines in the state and issued that order yesterday at the request of the acting governor. pg&e had 6,000 miles of underground high-pressure gas lines and by all accounts the complete inspection will be a huge endeavor. >> the pipelines provide service to all of our customers in central and northern california but i cannot tell you specifically how many of them go through neighborhoods like you in san bruno. >> the pipe that exploded was more than 50 years old and they say it was installed when the neighborhood had a smaller population. the disaster resonates deeply with victims of the oakland hills fire. victims say they cannot help but notice similarities in that story is coming up in about seven minutes right here on bay area news at 7:00. >>> rangers at yosemite national park say they have found human remains that belongs to a livermore man. forty-six to a fred crawford disappeared in august 2,003 while hiking in the remote northeast corner of a city park. one week ago a ranger found human bones incl
smelling natural gas. maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in oakland an actual gas leak forced the evacuation of several buildings today. pg & e says a cable company working in the area punctured a pipeline. in just a short time ago, pg & e said that ruptured line has been capped. no injuries were reported. >>> the first of several services to remember those who died in last week's pipeline explosion is tonight. a rosary service will begin in just an hour for jaqueline and janessa gray. a funeral will be held tomorrow morning at st. cecilia church. >>> for those who were burned in the san bruno pipeline explosion the road to recovery could take months or in some cases even years. today the doctors treating those at the st. francis burn unit discussed their recovery. we also heard from a woman who spent two months in the burn unit after being injured when a pg & e underground vault exploded right under her. >> i had to learn how to walk again, i had to learn how to use my hands and range of motion. i had to learn how to really speak. >> reporter: at least seven people are still
with maureen naylor and the latest on the investigation. maureen? >> reporter: gasia, we want to give you a bit of good news. the missing number is at three. the death toll, four people. behind me we're waiting for a press conference from the ntsb. it will begin any moment. we'll carry that life -- live. the ntsb has been on scene all day and we'll find out what they found out today. pg&e announced today it's creating a $100 million fund to restore the town. it says starting friday we'll begin to give residents a $50,000 check per household. >> we will not be asking them to sign any releases when they it doesn't prohibit them from filing any other claims. >> reporter: money that could help this resident who says her home has smoke and water damage. >> the water was in my carpet. yeah. it was like a crazy moment. we didn't know what to do. >> reporter: pg&e today gave the city of san bruno a check for $3 million. the mayor says the city is still tallying the overtime and the cost to infrastructure. >> i believe their commitment in good faith to at least help people out that need money right now.
recovery, this comes after a lot of disaster. maureen naylor is live in san bruno with more. >> reporter: we have seen a lot of the devastation zone. behind me, you can see this heavy equipment was brought in. that was just brought in today to start the cleanup, official cleanup process for the neighborhood tomorrow. 37 homes here were destroyed. work on three of them begins tomorrow. workers in riot gear hosed down to clean up toxicity. >> we were hoping to start today. the site is not ready unless we can do it 100% correct, we're not gonna do it. >> reporter: some damaged cars were removed but those completely charred won't be taken away until tomorrow. crews will had use these devices to check air quality. >> this will monitor any fugitive dust or emissions coming off the site and we'll be able to collect them and find out if there's anything truly hazardous. >> while the cleanup preparations were underway, this resident was at a nearby gymnasium talking with his health representative. he says his biggest concern is his roommate who was severely injured. >> he had like 75% burn. he's
ktvus. maureen nailor live in fremont. >> reporter: a hot day turned into a warm night here in fremont it was a high of 92. right now it is roughly 75 to 78 degrees. many were out enjoying the heat after the sun went down. the fountains downtown san jose were busy with children. after the sunset temperature hovered around 9 a degrees. >> let's go, get down. >> reporter: the warm weather didn't deter this group of students from san jose university. >> intense. definitely intense but more and more intense it is the better for us. >> reporter: better because the group is practicing for an upcoming club competition in fullerton where it was a record 112 degrees. >> prepares us for where we are going downtown. hotter it is the better for us. >> reporter: it was 96 degrees in san jose 1 degree short of the record set in 1958. firefighters took extra precautions a rehab unit was brought in to provide water and shade for firefighters on this call, who wiretap 50 pounds of equipment. >>> the temperatures take a toll on the firefighters we need the extra staffing and also respond, a lot of crews
, mountain view hit 94 and san francisco hit 93. we get more now from ktvus. maureen nailor live in fremont. >> reporter: a hot day turned into a warm night here in fremont it was a high of 92. right now it is roughly 75 to 78 degrees. many were out enjoying the heat after the sun went down. the fountains downtown san jose were busy with children. after the sunset temperature hovered around 9 a degrees. >> let's go, get down. >> reporter: the warm weather didn't deter this group of students from san jose university. >> intense. definitely intense but more and more intense it is the better for us. >> reporter: better because the group is practicing for an upcoming club competition in fullerton where it was a record 112 degrees. >> prepares us for where we are going downtown. hotter it is the better for us. >> reporter: it was 96 degrees in san jose 1 degree short of the record set in 1958. firefighters took extra precautions a rehab unit was brought in to provide water and shade for firefighters on this call, who wiretap 50 pounds of equipment. >>> the temperatures take a toll on the firefig
, and there are removed 13 t of that debris. maureen kelly went to the area knew the origin of the blast for she shows us how this work is progressing. fed >> right here, a house with the cleanup process has just begun. you can see of the extra rear walls and the chimney is still standing. a lot of chunks of debris and ash. working crews have come to a year but they just than removing household hazardous material, like pesticides, pecans. and next door, this to brief removal is have one half finished. all this ash has been removed. however, a lot of concrete rubble and metal to haul away. and this is what all the properties will look like when all of this is finished. any evidence has been removed. the last thing is remove these of burned trees for safety reasons and erosion control soil is not get washed away and out of coming breezraiy seasons, and it is completely flat so as these property owners. 1701 earl will have a level service, and maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> a live look at the traffic. and these westbound, no problems! and quite a different story as reluctant the james and san francisco. th
. maureen naylor is live in sunnyvale with our report. >> reporter: frank, nasa had to approve the new part of the san francisco bay trail. it's a crucial part you mentioned -- mentioned. >> ready? >> ready, set, go! [ cheers ] >> with a pair of bolt leaders leaders cut the gate to a trail extension and runs through moffett field. the joy was apparent among the first bicyclists on the route, including this father who says he's waited years for this day. >> i live in morgan hill. i drove up here to sunnyvale. i rode my bike to get here. so i'm pretty excited. >> the new stretch is part of an effort to create a 500-mile long trail. the section means cyclists will no longer have to cross highway 101 to bike from sunnyvale to mountain vail. today we just closed what may seem like a small segment, 2.5 miles. but it closes a 26-mile continuous stretch of trail, so people can ride from san jose to palo alto. it was most frankly a bureaucratic nightmare because there's so many agencies that had to cooperate but they did. >> reporter: hargo donated the land a key connector between google. >> there's
believe that . you shot and killed by it is teach youngsters last tuesday kron4 is maureen kelly went to the landfall and has the latest. three of those are placed aggressive bidders than hamburgers and is more volunteers drove up to the landfill and restricted by p e on how the help look for frederick solace. >> and open confine them really do. he's a member of the community emergency response team otherwise known as surf. became part of his hard hat and heavy gloves which you use tub go through 3,000 t of trash piece by piece. >> that is the process they're going through to three times in sermons, there is the right to be a while. >> they're sifting through on 1 a. of the central arresters believe petitioners to dump the garbage in the north shore business park. of this release is the main suspect efren valdemoro part to car given driving more people turn of the house today the shares search and rescue k-9 unit has been assisting in the search stayed home. >> the dog is not what this day there were many orders there were emanating from the debris of their a kabila and more difficult
bruno -- maureen. >> we're live at city hall where a special council meeting is on its way. there's only one thing on the agenda and that's to approve a disaster area. it is very clear to be the that nerves are heightened around the bay area. >> we're going to take shelter in place. >> reporter: fear and panic set in this morning after parents reported smelling gas at this elementary school, less than a mile from the san bruno explosion. >> the school staff contacted pg & e on pg & e's assessment and recommendation they said we should evacuate the student body and staff. >> reporter: the 500 students at portola elementary school were taken out of classrooms and taken away in school buses. >> we got our folks out here, the first thing they did was check the meter. they found there was no leak at the gas meter. >> classes were cancelled for the day. parents were visibly shaken as they picked up their children. >> a feeling for our safety whenever they smell a gas leak that we immediately react on it. so i think it's pretty good for a safety precaution. >> reporter: the áf at the de
until they meet with the designer next week to see of any modifications need to be made. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> in oakland over thousand job care service advocates had a rally in the city hall to demand the governor and state legislator pass a budget that includes funding for child service providers. the organization up on the rally said they haven't functioning without a budget since july 1st and they can go much further in november 15th. if they don't receive funding from the state over 2500 children and their families will not receive child care services. in oakland kron 4 news. >> many retailers are looking to hire for the holidays season. on friday pottery barn will begin hiring temporary workers at the village of quarter madera. many retailers like best buy, was arrested and the republicans are looking to hire workers. if they announced it would be hiring more than 60,000 people for this holiday season. reporting in quarter madera kate thompson kron 4 news. >> the alameda are hustled bank is in record numbers of requests for emergency food and these numbers are likely to i
peeled for these signs. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> investigators are still trying to figure out what happened to this a dump truck to you're out of control. and grant of control and sending people to the hospital. the truck driver could not stop and caused a chain reaction and the chp is predicting perhaps a brake failure. the number of fatalities has fallen since 1950. the transportation department says this is to do with a combination of seat belts, safe cars, and a crackdown on the why and this is a. down. the wif the dui crackd0 why. the why alcohol impaired dd it is down. and by returning this will come a good samaritan in berkeley provided evidence in a trial involving a portal stabbing. it happened in 2006 and is good samaritan was gardening on west berkeley when she found his wallet and she sent it anonymously to the victim. the attackers were not convicted. >> this particular what could be a very critical role in the prosecution of this case is currently in the trial. police want to talk to the woman who discovered this and where it was found. the good samaritan came forward
of these companies as of stuff. maureen kelly for kron4 news. let us to wrap things up by mark gonzales on >> i'm isabel. if you want more inflation but the blast please go to our web site. you'll see next week. albite by
thing left in this family around maureen kelly, kron4 news. stay tuned we will have continuing coverage of this story as it evolves, you can also had jurors said that www.kron4.com we have comprehensive coverage right @@ pr will your back. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp, carly fiorina laid off 30,000 workers. when you're talking about massive layoffs, which we did... perhaps the work needs to be done somewhere else. [ male announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and merrimack, a quick bridge check beginning of the bay bridge, as you can see traffic is awfully late. as a major way to the toll plaza on no issue despite the work up there. you give buyers said any problems lower deck is moving well, san mateo highway 92 big time from mr. hayward to foster city note issues being reported anywhere on the stand all of it is moving
kron4 is maureen kelly it was for one of those ideas to bart stations. it is unlikely that the civic center station will ever become the order king station because they want to give stations named in a way that helps those using the system know where they are one of getting around but they're looking at the idea of what this selling secondary near its such as the civic center station or to buy starbucks. the idea got mixed reactions. >> the seams are ridiculous. is that at&t barbara parker is there a resist the ballpark so naming rights for birds stations seems ridiculous. >> if it helps make money any key to clean and functioning then i think they should do that. i mean the whole world is doing so corporate we need a break from burger king, bart stations. >> i don't like the idea. but i guess what ever there to do to raise money. >> so says the naming rights has come up several times around last four years and has the job done every time but they're looking at a $7.5 billion shortfall over the next three years so any idea about raising cash is being considered. >> we will be right b
prompted clochard to alum park. one of the hottest spots was livermore that's where maureen kelly went and bear the heat to show us how hot it got. >> in livermore you can see this road crew doing the unthinkable. laying asphalt. my temperature gauges already pushing past 90 degrees at 11:15 a.m.. in my be thrown off by the fact that this blacktop is capped at 320 degrees. by noon time it's a bit of the it goes down here news and see why. my gauges reading 90 degrees only diehards are route. some bringing them girlish to shield themselves from the hon. it was closing in on 100 degrees which is why several restaurants at sidewalk tables empty. well inside they keep it 71 degrees the place was busy with customers looking to keep cool while they refuel. >> another scorcher day and said clara valley it's not a pretty sight. from these foothills overlooking downtown san jose you can actually see small been deuced bad air hanging over the valley we are being asked to spare the air the last few days by avoiding smog creating activities. all hot dirty job paving crews worked through the heat d
maureen is expected to end 56 it is washday at the golden gate bridge. they say they are cleaning scrubbing the lanes and that is the reason for the short delay in the south of direction. traffic backed up to mid span. >> 7 day around the bay forecast pretty nice day today but the coast is cool. for the weekend we have a slight chance of rain expression in the north bay. >> wall street today the dow was down 20 points that up over 20 points now just down a fraction of point. nasdaq up 5 s&p down 1/4 point. >> the release of sara shore from iran. you can see her being released getting on the plane she has been imprisoned for more the year there. she is waiving as she heads to, who appeared >> next newscast at 4:00 p.m. we're back here tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. see >> later.
after six kids suffered broken bones. they investigated this problem now maureen kelly has more. >> 6 kids had broken bones will plan on these playgrounds. the press will tells me that's why they got this yellow caution take you see here around this apparatus. and why they keep the structures off-limits tour during recess and that till they can be value i did to see if these mucky bars are to like their seven and a half feet off the ground the district says it contacted the vendor who said higher than normal accident rate is not unusual after playwright goes in because kids get overexcited simply too hard. to some kids don't always get this rubberized flooring is still hard when you fall on that. even so the districts as they are concerned and said it would fence off the playground until it meets with the designer to see if any modifications need to be made. >> other developing stories allegations about a former undocumented housekeeper working for mike whitman. it came to light in a news conference that the house keeper held yesterday. allred said she will prove today evidence that m
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